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Pineapple-Strawberry Jam

4 x quarter-litre jars (1/2 US pint)

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Jam, Pineapple
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 4 quarter-litre jars (1/2 US pint)
Calories 13 kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 g strawberries , mashed (1 lb / 4 cups whole. 2 cups after mashing.)
  • 500 ml pineapple (crushed pineapple including juice. Canned or fresh, see notes. 2 cups / 16 oz / 500 g in weight)
  • 2 teaspoons Pomona pectin
  • 2 teaspoons calcium water
  • 75 ml honey (1/3 cup / 3 oz OR 1 teaspoon liquid stevia)
Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  1. Mash strawberries, add to a large pot.
  2. Add prepared pineapple.
  3. Take out 4 to 6 tablespoons of juice; put in a bowl.
  4. Whisk in the pectin powder all at once and then either the liquid stevia or honey, set aside.
  5. Add the calcium water to the pot.
  6. Put the pot on the stove, turn the heat on, bring to a boil.
  7. Add pectin mixture a teaspoon at a time, stirring in till dissolved.
  8. When it's all in, let boil 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Ladle into 125 ml (4 oz) or quarter-litre (1/2 US pint / 8 oz) jars.
  11. Leave 1 cm ( 1/4 inch) headspace.
  12. Debubble, then adjust headspace.
  13. Wipe jar rims.
  14. Put lids on.
  15. Process in a water bath or steam canner.
  16. Process either size jars for 10 minutes; increase time as needed for your altitude.